Pete Davidson’s return to ‘Saturday Evening Dwell’ cancelled amid writers’ strike
Pete Davidson’s upcoming episode of Saturday Evening Dwell has been cancelled because of the strike by the Writers Guild of America (WGA).
The comic was set to return to SNL this weekend (Might 6) after leaving the present final yr, with musical visitor Lil Uzi Vert.
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NBC has since introduced it can air repeats owing to the strike. In an announcement (by way of Selection), the community stated: “SNL will air repeat till additional discover beginning Saturday, Might 6.”
It’s unclear whether or not any new episodes will air within the forty eighth season, with the present normally on summer season hiatus after Might.
Talking on The Tonight Present earlier this week, Davidson joked about the potential for SNL being cancelled. “It sucks as a result of it simply feeds my bizarre story I’ve in my head. Like ‘in fact that will occur to me. They didn’t need me to [host] – it’s all about me!’ But when it occurs, I’m tremendous excited.”
Davidson is selling his new collection Bupkis, which is described as a “heightened, fictionalised model” of the comic’s actual life. Within the collection, Davidson performs himself reverse Edie Falco as his mom, whereas Joe Pesci performs his grandfather.
“The collection combines grounded storytelling with absurd parts from the unfiltered and fully authentic worldview for which Pete is well-known,” a synopsis reads.
Bupkis is launched on Peacock on Might 4, 2023.